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Earthquake in Saudi Arabia

Monday, 08 June 2009

Type of Event:
Earthquake
Location of Event:
Al Eis, Saudi Arabia
Date of Charter Activation:
08/06/2009
Charter Requestor:
USGS on behalf of USGS Volcano Disaster Assistance Program/Govt of Saudi Arabia
Project Management:
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

Description of the event

There have been a series of earthquakes in the area over the past weeks, since May. Approximately 20000 people have been evacuated.